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Outcome of OSU game won’t be changed, according to MAC statement

The Oklahoma State Cowboys are officially 1-1.

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Today sucks.

Oklahoma State lost on a play that should’ve never taken place, but that doesn’t matter, apparently. The MAC issued a statement with a quote from Bill Carollo, Coordinator of Football Officials of the Collegiate Officiating Consortium.

Despite an acknowledgement that the game should’ve been over, and the officials allowed the game to continue, the result of the game somehow stands. I believe that probably settles the matter, but hopefully this incident sparks a change in college football. Oklahoma State led 27-24 with 0:00 on the clock. An officiating snafu (not a missed call) allowed the game to continue after it was over. I don’t get the logic there.

We issued a statement in response to the MAC’s statement: